Born in Beijing, 1959. He pursued a degree in Fine Arts at Henan University and graduated in 1982 with top honors. Li took up post graduate studies in 1985 at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. In 1993, he attended St. Petersburg Art Academy in Russia for further post graduate studies. Li has been a member of the China Artists Association in Beijing since 1994. Li's painterly style has always carried a unique stand within Chinese contemporary art today as it encompasses the perimeters of decorative art and various mythological and philosophical discourses concerning the ancient history and culture of China. Solo exhibitions: 2010 "Li Xinping", Hong Kong; "Li Xinping: A Symbolic Logic", Shanghai; 2008 "Li Xinping: Trans + Fusion", Shanghai; 2007 "Li Xingping: Chinese Synthesism", Hong Kong; "Li Xinping: Beijing Studio Exhibition", Beijing. Group exhibition: 2008 "Invitation Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Shenzhen", Shenzhen; 2007 "Resetting, Suo Jia Village Modern Art Exhibition", Beijing; 2006 "SUSI: Key to Chinese Art Today – Exploration & Discovery", National Museum, Manila.